RALEIGH, NC (September 5, 2023)– The North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs invites you to attend the 2023 Synergy Conference for Out-of-School Time professionals on November 13-14 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Synergy brings together afterschool providers, informal educators, community stakeholders, students, business leaders, politicians, and more from across the state to share insight on research-based practices, effective programs, and public policies that impact students and their overall success in school and life.
Synergy 2023 will have an exciting line-up of engaging workshops and vibrant speakers, unique networking opportunities, special recognition and awards, and meaningful professional development. Spots are limited this year so reserve your place today!
“We are thrilled to bring Synergy back this year with an exciting lineup of workshops and speakers focused on supporting the Whole Child and Whole Community,” said NCCAP director Elizabeth Anderson. “We will have content focused on STEM, academic support, and college and career readiness as well as building supportive environments, strong organizations, and community collaborations. We are especially excited this year to be able to carve out dedicated time for regional networking, planning, and collaboration.”
Register before September 30th for Early Bird Pricing ($275)
Register between October 1st and 31st for Regular Pricing ($300)
Register in November for Last Minute Pricing ($350)
Vendor Registration is Open ($500)
The Courtyard Marriott of Chapel Hill (100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517) is only a short walk from the Friday Center and is offering Synergy attendees a discounted rate on hotel rooms of $144/night. Please note that spaces are limited.
Start Date: Monday, November 13, 2023
End Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Last Day to Book: Saturday, October 14, 2023
About the North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs
Established in 2002, the North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs is a comprehensive statewide afterschool and expanded learning network working in collaboration with stakeholders across North Carolina to increase access to high-quality afterschool and expanded learning programs for all children and youth in North Carolina, especially for those at-risk of education failure. NC CAP’s key partners include out-of-school time (OST) providers, state agencies, state and local policymakers, law enforcement, universities and community colleges, business, and the philanthropic community. NC CAP supports out-of-school time professionals by providing high-quality professional development, technical assistance, and resources; informs stakeholders and policymakers about the benefits of out-of-school time programming and its impacts on students in the state of North Carolina; convenes communities and key parkers around out-of-school time issues; and advocates at local, state, and federal levels for expanding afterschool access, opportunity, and equity. (To learn more, please visit ncafterschool.org)
About the Public School Forum of North Carolina
Since our founding in 1986 as a nonpartisan “think and do tank,” the Public School Forum of North Carolina has been a champion of better schools and one of the most trusted sources in the state for research and analysis on vital education issues. In order to provide meaningful action on our state’s most important public education issues, we bring together leaders from business, education and government to study education issues, develop ideas, and ultimately inform and shape education policy. We do this through research, policy work, innovative programs, advocacy, and continuing education for educators and policymakers. Follow us on social media at @theNCForum and visit our website at ncforum.org